Short for network interface card (NIC) bonding it is a term used to describe a way to increase available bandwidth. When bonded, two NICs appear to be the same physical device and they also have the same MAC address. Linux uses a special kernel module called bonding to allow users to bond multiple network interfaces into a single channel. NIC bonding may also be called NIC Teaming.
See “Understanding NIC Bonding with Linux” on EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet.
- Games Explorer
A feature in Microsoft’s Windows 7 operating system that enables users to quickly find and manage all PC games on your computer. In addition to seeing all the games, users can also see information about the installed games, including the ESRB rating, system requirements, updates and scores.
- Private Cloud
Private cloud is the phrase used to describe a cloud computing platform that is implemented within the corporate firewall, under the control of the IT department. A private cloud is designed to offer the same features and benefits of public cloud systems, but removes a number of objections to the cloud computing model including control […]
- Domain Join
A feature in Microsoft’s Windows 7 operating system that enables users to connect their home PC to a domain (e.g., your office computer network). The Professional and Ultimate editions of Windows 7 offers a wizard that will prompt you step-by-step to connect to a domain.
A new handheld tablet computing device from Apple Inc. that first launched in January 2010. The iPad is designed for consumers who want a mobile device that is bigger than a smartphone but smaller than a laptop for entertainment multimedia. The iPad device is roughly the size of a sheet of paper and weighs 1.5 […]
- broken hyperlink
A hyperlink on a Web page that will point users to an incorrect URL, a missing page, or a missing file. Broken hyperlinks often lead users to a 404 File Not Found error.